The San Jose-based company introduced on Tuesday its latest lidar sensor for automated driving, the VLS-128. The sensor, which is shaped like a small siren, contains 128 lasers, compared with the previous model’s – the HDL-64 — 64, with 10 times higher resolution and the ability to process data without using a vehicle’s onboard computer, saving compute power for other vehicle functions.
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Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view lidar sensors. Velodyne, a global leader in lidar, is known for its broad portfolio of breakthrough lidar technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including robotics, industrial, intelligent infrastructure, autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.